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Brianna Walker, Head of Content Management Books Publishing Services - Taylor & Francis Group

Brianna Walker, Head of Content Management at Taylor and Francis received WIPO's Accessible Books Consortium International Excellence Award for Accessible Publishing on behalf of Taylor & Francis. In the second of our two interviews with this year's winners, Brianna talks to us about receiving the award and Taylor & Francis' work on accessibility. 

Flyer for 2021 IPA Prix Voltaire Shortlist with focus on Raul Figueroa Sarti

Of the 5 candidates who were shortlisted for the 2021 IPA Prix Voltaire, Raúl Figeroa Sarti stood out as the only Latin American. The prize, which is held annually, celebrates publishers (individuals, collectives or organizations) who have demonstrated courage and integrity in defending the freedom to publish in the face of threats, danger, intimidation, and harassment.

Daniela Levy-Pinot (photo courtesy of NNELS)

Daniela Levy-Pinto, Manager of the National Network for Equitable Library Service (NNELS) received WIPO's Accessible Books Consortium International Excellence Award for Accessible Publishing at the Frankfurter Buchmesse. She talks to IPA about receiving the award and the work NNELS does on accessibility. 

Graphic featuring the 2021 IPA Prix Voltaire  laureate
  • Laureate to address ceremony at Guadalajara International Book Fair on 30 November.
  • Mexican journalist, Jorge Ramos, to give keynote at Prix Voltaire ceremony
  • Freedom to Publish Seminar to feature Raul Figueroa Sarti, a Guatemalan publisher shortlisted for the Prix Voltaire, and Cervantes prize-winning author Sergio Ramirez.
  • IPA also announces Prix Voltaire Special Award for Chinese writer, Li Liqun, who took his own life in July 2021.

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Michiel Kolman
13 November 2021
Publishing industry
Diversity and Inclusion

Michiel Kolman, Chair of the IPA's Inclusive Publishing and Literacy Committee talks to Yannick Geens about the European project Every Story Matters.

Hugo Setzer
29 October 2021
Partnership
Publishing industry
Accessibility
Educational Publishing
Hugo Setzer, IPA Past President and head of the IPA's Accessibility Working Group spoke to Paul Gillijns and Sanne Walraven of the Dutch Educational Publishers and Dutch General Publishers Associations respectively about their 18 month programme to t...
James Taylor
21 September 2021
Partnership
Publishing industry
Accessibility
The term of IPA Past President, Dr Michiel Kolman, on the board of the Accessible Books Consortium (ABC) came to an end last month. The ABC is hosted by WIPO and is part of the practical implementation of the Marakesh Treaty. Michiel has been succeed...
Alison Tweed
13 September 2021
Partnership
Book policy
Literacy
Publishing industry
Our charity, Book Aid International, works for a world where everyone has access to books that will enrich, improve, and change their lives. Every year, we provide around one million brand new books to thousands of libraries, schools, universities, h...
Michiel Kolman
07 September 2021
Publishing industry
Diversity and Inclusion
It seems that with each passing day there is yet another climate change crisis dominating our news headlines.  The world’s scientists have declared that we are fast approaching global tipping points where we can still try and minimize the devast...
Gvantsa Jobava
25 June 2021
Partnership
Book policy
Literacy
Publishing industry
On 16 June during Bologna Children's Book Fair, Aldus Up, the European book fairs network co-founded in the framework of the Creative Europe programme and coordinated by the Italian Publishers Association (AIE) published two studies on existing surve...

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